Funding and Fundraising (COVID19)
Information on -
- COVID-19 Funds from local & Central Government & Trusts & Foundations
- GrantTracker (NI's Funding Database)
In this hub you will find news and updates on the following -
UK and NI Governments announce new Covid-19 funding programmes.
On 15 June The Department for Communities opened £15.5M COVID-19 Charities Fund will provide grant awards to meet unavoidable costs for charities which have exhausted all other avenues of support and are facing imminent closure.
Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey MLA has said a £15.5million COVID-19 Charities Fund to help local charities facing financial difficulties as a result of the current public health emergency, will open on Monday 15 June.
Seamus McAleavey, Chief Executive of NICVA welcomed the DfC Minister’s announcement today on the £15.5m Charity Fund support package.
The much anticipated £15.5M Covid-19 government funding package has received Executive approval and will launch shortly
For the past 3 months, we offered a month's free GrantTracker to everyone who needed it during COVID-19 (i.e. all of us!) This article explains how both ongoing and new subscribers can wring the most value out of GrantTracker.
Thanks to all of you who completed our weekly Covid-19 surveys over the last four weeks. Read here the key findings from the fourth and final survey issued this week.
The Government announced two Loan Schemes, both delivered by the British Business Bank to provide funding for organisations.
Andrew McCracken, CEO of the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland, offers his opinion on the £21 million charity crisis funds and explains what he would do if the decision was his to make.
The Department for Communities has produced a COVID-19 Community Response Plan which summarises the range of actions being taken forward by the Department and its partners to enable the community response on the ground to COVID-19.
Share your COVID-19 support service information
Organisations providing support to people and communities during the COVID-19 emergency can share their service information